We remember Robert Graeme Cherry

We remember Robert Graeme Cherry

Profile picture for Robert Graeme Cherry

Timeline

Timeline

1886
birth Cawnpore, Bengal India Source:9200139 Source:9200277 22nd March 1886
1887
sibling Marjory Ida Cherry Source:9200277 8th June 1887
1890
sibling Philip Arthur Barclay Cherry Source:9200277 1890
1891
location Woolwich, London United Kingdom Source:9200280 1891
1901
location Charterhouse Block, Godalming, Surrey United Kingdom school/college address Source:9200281 1901
1901
education Charterhouse School Godalming, Surrey United Kingdom Source:9200281 1901
1905
enlistment Source:9200164 1905
1906
commission Regular Source:9200164 25th July 1906
1909
service British Army Lieutenant Royal Field Artillery Source:9200164 25th July 1909 - 29th October 1914
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:791937 10th August 1914
1914
appointments Aide de Camp Source:9200164 7th October 1914
1914
service British Army Captain Royal Field Artillery Source:9200164 30th October 1914
1915
education Passed as a pilot on a Maurice Farman biplane British Flying School Le Croty France Source:9200139 30th April 1915
1915
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Lieutenant Royal Flying Corps S Harrow Source:9200139 10th May 1915 - 6th June 1915
1915
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Lieutenant Royal Flying Corps 9 Squadron (Brooklands) Source:9200139 7th June 1915 - 14th June 1915
1915
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Lieutenant Royal Flying Corps 9 Squadron (Dover) Source:9200139 15th June 1915 - 15th August 1915
1915
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:9200144 22nd June 1915
1915
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Lieutenant Royal Flying Corps Norwich Source:9200139 16th August 1915 - 13th September 1915
1915
appointments Flying Officer, Royal Flying Corps Source:9200164 14th September 1915 - 6th December 1915
1915
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Captain Royal Flying Corps Central Flying School Source:9200139 14th September 1915
1915
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Captain Royal Flying Corps 25 Squadron Source:9200139 28th September 1915
1915
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Captain Royal Flying Corps Montrose Source:9200139 1st October 1915 - 11th April 1916
1915
appointments Flight Commander, Royal Flying Corps Source:9200164 7th December 1915 - 14th March 1916
1916
appointments Squadron Commander, Royal Flying Corps Source:9200164 15th February 1916 - 27th August 1917
1916
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Temporary Major Royal Flying Corps Montrose Source:9200139 12th April 1916 - 20th March 1917
1916
awards Order of St Stanislas 3rd Class with Swords Other War Service Award Source:9200164 12th September 1916
1916
hospitalisation Admitted to hospital Hospital/Institution Source:9200139 12th December 1916
1917
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:9200136 1st January 1917
1917
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Major Royal Flying Corps Source:9200139 21st March 1917 - 27th August 1917
1917
hospitalisation "Slightly injured in air accident" Hospital/Institution Source:9200139 29th April 1917
1917
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Temporary Lieutenant Colonel Royal Flying Corps Eastern Wing Source:9200139 28th August 1917 - 24th February 1918
1917
appointments Wing Commander, Royal Flying Corps Source:9200164 28th August 1917
1918
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Temporary Lieutenant Colonel Royal Flying Corps 50th Wing Source:9200139 25th February 1918
1918
hospitalisation Unfit for general service Hospital/Institution Source:9200139 13th June 1918
1918
hospitalisation Unfit for general service Hospital/Institution Source:9200139 24th September 1918
1918
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Acting Lieutenant Colonel Royal Air Force 50th Wing Source:9200139 2nd October 1918
1918
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Temporary Lieutenant Colonel Royal Air Force 6th Brigade Source:9200139 3rd October 1918 - 22nd October 1918
1918
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Temporary Lieutenant Colonel Royal Air Force Royal Air Force Wing Source:9200139 23rd October 1918 - 15th November 1918
1918
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Temporary Lieutenant Colonel Royal Air Force 13 Group Source:9200139 16th November 1918 - 6th December 1918
1918
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Temporary Lieutenant Colonel Royal Air Force Staff Source:9200139 7th December 1918
1918
appointments Staff Officer, First Class (Air) Source:9200164 7th December 1918
1919
location Somerset House, Clarendon Place, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire United Kingdom Source:791937 6th February 1919
1919
discharge Source:9200164 15th September 1919
1921
location 102 Shorecliffe Road, Folkestone United Kingdom Source:791937 16th August 1921
1922
appointments Adjutant, Royal Field Artillery Source:9200164 23rd January 1922 - 12th September 1922
1922
service British Army Major Royal Field Artillery Source:9200164 23rd January 1922
1924
appointments General Staff Officer, Grade Two Source:9200164 20th February 1924
1924
service British Army Major General Staff Area Headquarters (General Service Branch) Source:9200164 2nd March 1924 - 21st September 1928
1928
service British Army Major Royal Field Artillery Source:9200164 22nd September 1928 - 6th November 1928
1928
appointments Instructor of Gunnery, School of Artillery Source:9200164 7th November 1928 - 7th November 1931
1928
service British Army Major Royal Field Artilery School of Artillery Source:9200164 7th November 1928 - 30th June 1930
1930
service British Army Major and Brevet Lieutenant Colonel Royal Artillery School of Artillery Source:9200164 1st July 1930 - 6th November 1931
1931
service British Army Major and Brevet Lieutenant Colonel Royal Artillery Source:9200164 7th November 1931 - 13th October 1934
1934
service British Army Colonel Royal Artillery Source:9200164 14th October 1934 - 12th October 1937
1934
appointments Instructor, Senior Officer's School, Belgaum Source:9200164 14th October 1934 - 13th October 1937
1937
service British Army Colonel Royal Artillery Half Pay List Source:9200164 13th October 1937 - 5th March 1938
1938
service British Army Temporary Brigadier General Staff 55th (West Lancashire) Brigade Source:9200164 6th March 1938
1938
appointments Commander, 55th (West Lancashire) Division Source:9200164 6th March 1938
1941
service British Army Colonel General Staff Source:9200164 22nd March 1941 - 23rd May 1943
1943
discharge Source:9200164 24th May 1943
1943
service British Army Honorary Brigadier General Staff Reserve of Officers Source:9200164 24th May 1943 - 22nd March 1944
1944
discharge Source:9200164 22nd March 1944
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Lieutenant Colonel Royal Air Force Source:9200139
education Royal Military Academy Woolwich United Kingdom Source:9200164
location 7 Western Terrace, Folkstone United Kingdom Source:9200139
location The Heath, Upton on Severn United Kingdom Source:9200139
1974
death Yeovil, Somerset United Kingdom Source:9200138 Source:9200278 26th May 1974

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Robert Graeme
Initials RG
Last Name Cherry
Source 9200136
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
102 Shorecliffe Road, Folkestone United Kingdom known 16th August 1921
7 Western Terrace, Folkstone United Kingdom
Charterhouse Block, Godalming, Surrey United Kingdom school/college address known 1901
Somerset House, Clarendon Place, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire United Kingdom known 6th February 1919
The Heath, Upton on Severn United Kingdom
Woolwich, London United Kingdom known 1891
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Royal Field Artillery Captain
British Army Royal Field Artillery Lieutenant
British Army Royal Field Artillery Major
British Army General Staff Area Headquarters (General Service Branch) Major
British Army Royal Field Artillery Major
British Army Royal Field Artilery School of Artillery Major
British Army Royal Artillery School of Artillery Major and Brevet Lieutenant Colonel
British Army Royal Artillery Major and Brevet Lieutenant Colonel
British Army Royal Artillery Colonel
British Army Royal Artillery Half Pay List Colonel
British Army General Staff 55th (West Lancashire) Brigade Temporary Brigadier
British Army General Staff Colonel
British Army General Staff Reserve of Officers Honorary Brigadier
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Flying Corps S Harrow Lieutenant
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Flying Corps 9 Squadron (Brooklands) Lieutenant
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Flying Corps 9 Squadron (Dover) Lieutenant
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Flying Corps Norwich Lieutenant
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Flying Corps Central Flying School Captain
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Flying Corps 25 Squadron Captain
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Flying Corps Montrose Captain
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Flying Corps Montrose Temporary Major
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Flying Corps Major
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Flying Corps Eastern Wing Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Flying Corps 50th Wing Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Air Force 50th Wing Acting Lieutenant Colonel
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Air Force 6th Brigade Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Air Force 13 Group Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Air Force Staff Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Air Force Lieutenant Colonel
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Air Force Royal Air Force Wing Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star with Clasp First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Order of St Stanislas 3rd Class with Swords Other War Service Award
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Hermana Rose Malleson mother
Colonel Henry Aitken Cherry father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Marjory Ida Cherry sister 8th June 1887
Philip Arthur Barclay Cherry brother 1890

Media

Communities

Communities

This person is not linked to any communities.

Evidence

Evidence

IWM is not responsible for the content of external websites. Please note that some sources will require payment to view.

Official Records

TitleConnected byMore information
Medal Index Card
Royal Artillery honours & awards Transcription M2740
British Army, Royal Artillery officer deaths 1850-2011 Transcription M2740
British Royal Air Force, Officers' Service Records 1912-1920 Transcription M2740
Medal Index Cards Transcription M2740
British armed forces and overseas births and baptisms Transcription M2740
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription M2740
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740

External Evidence

ReferenceConnected byMore information
London Gazette M2740

Multimedia

TitleConnected byMore information
Major Robert G Cherry MC M2740

Stories

We remember Robert Graeme Cherry

Also remembered by 1 person